2006 - *
The atmosphere is cosmopolitan -stylish, elegant,
bright, airy, intimate and comfortable
- a trendy feeling that one could be in London, Paris, New York, Chicago, or
San Francisco - or Key West! The main dining room has the feel
of a elegant neighborhood bistro setting. A wall of windows with high
ceilings ensures bright and open feeling. Adequate spacing allows for
comfortable setting. The wooden floors and warm colored walls with
tastefully decorated fixtures with white linen table settings provide a
subtle warmth and elegance.
Atmosphere - 5/5
grilled meats and fresh, local seafood, complemented by inventive appetizers
and salads as well as fresh baked breads and desserts made daily.
Seared Brioche Dusted Yellowfin Tuna, Goat Cheese & Pistachio Crusted Rack
of Lamb and Grilled Marinated Key West Shrimp. The
selections are prepared well and presented nicely. The seafood conch chowder
is delicious. The entree's are prepared and presented with care and
Food - 4.5/5
Wine - The winelist is minimally adequate with a range
of selections to complement all the menus selections. It is thoughtfully and
carefully prepared. There is a broad selection of wines by the glass and a
broad selection of half bottles selections. Wines are fairly moderately
priced resulting in several tempting selections.
Wine - 4/5.
Service was professional, cordial, friendly, attentive, patient, and
Service - 4.5/5
Overall - This award winning restaurant was the best in
class of all those visited in town. Good food, service, selection, and
atmosphere make for a rewarding and memorable dining experience.
Overall rating - 18/20.
* Visited again on 27 April 2009 - similar experience and
rating. The Foie Gras was great.